Nicholson’s concrete slab is removed a disturbed floor layer of older ledger
slabs and clay pammets is discovered below. It is decided that all the ledger
slabs need to be lifted carefully, retained and recorded pending a decision
what to do with them.
main central heating pipes are exposed, in brick ducts which thankfully prove
to be free of asbestos. These turn out to run in a different configuration than
anticipated following the earlier services scan so our mechanical engineers
from Martin Thomas Associates (MTA) quickly redesign the routes. By the time of
our visit TEAMS have successfully made the new connection for the new
underfloor heating to the existing central heating pipework.